"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly